Manchester City players Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte have tested positive for coronavirus.

Both players are asymptomatic to the virus but they are currently self isolating for 10 days ย in accordance with Premier League and UK government protocol.ย 

“Everyone at the club wishes Riyad and Aymeric a speedy recovery ahead of their return to training and the new season.” City wrote in their statement.

Mahrez tweeted his gratitude to messages from fans.

“Thank you for all the nice messages, I’m good. Stay safe everyone take care of you.”

While Laporte also tweeted, “Thanks everyone for your messages, everything is going as well as possible, I am following the protocol for the next few days and I will be back soon, take care of yourself.”

City will visit Wolves in their first 2020/2021 Premier League game on September 21.